Ireland's Blue Book Blog

Recipes

Delicious Pancake Recipes


Sweet and Savoury Pancake Ideas From Some of the Blue Book Houses

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Connemara Dreamin’ in Galway’s Glenlo Abbey Hotel


We have put together 6 experiences to be enjoyed during your stay at Glenlo Abbey, for some you won’t even have to leave the grounds of the hotel. For others, adventure awaits a little further afield.

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The Townhouse Suite at No.1 Pery Square, Limerick


Located on the top floor of No.1 is the Townhouse Suite, a generous and stylish suite complete with sweeping views of the city and the mountains of Clare, its own bar & dining area, comfy sofas and a large screen on which to watch all the latest movies.

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The Wilder Townhouse, Dublin – The perfect location for female business travellers


Just a five minute stroll from the heart of Dublin City Centre, The Wilder Townhouse is a perfect, safe location for female business travellers

Food and Drink

Rise and Shine - The Best of Blue Book Breakfasts


Who doesn't love a hotel or country house breakfast - here, we've put together 8 of the best

Recipes

7 Traditional Irish Recipes


Traditional Irish recipes from our country houses

Gardens

4 Glorious Gardens from Ireland's Blue Book


A garden is a beautiful way to reflect the story of a building. Across the island of Ireland there are Blue Book destinations with magnificent gardens that each reflect their own unique history. The incredible gardens that surround these houses, hotels and manors are enjoyed by guests and gardening enthusiasts alike, making them an ideal escape for those who want to enjoy the treasures and delights of a spectacular garden.

Ireland's Blue Book Family

Rooms With a View


What could be better than waking up to one of these spectacular views...

Romance

Suite Dreams with Ireland's Blue Book


Suite Dreams - Beautiful Blue Book Bedrooms

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Soak up the Suds


Relax, unwind and float effortlessly in a calming and serene state, with these 5 Blissful Bathtubs from Ireland’s Blue Book.

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Sweet Suite Luxury at Wineport Lodge, Athlone


After undergoing an extensive refurbishment, the Champagne Suite can now be called one of the premier hideaways in the country.

Romance

Explore the Exceptional - Unusual Bedroom Names


Unique names for bedrooms, suites and cottages of Blue Book houses

Spa

10 Indulgent Spas


Relax, Renew and Revitalize at these indulgent spas of Ireland's Blue Book

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Luxury Shepherd Huts at Virginia Park Lodge


Stay somewhere different in one of the luxurious shepherd huts at Virginia Park Lodge in Cavan

Ireland's Blue Book Family

New to the Blue Book for 2020 – Introducing the Newest Members to the Collection


Ireland's Blue Book introduces its newest members to the collection - a chic, boutique townhouse in Dublin, and a historic castle in Limerick.

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5 Dreamy Things to Do, Drink and Dine on in Dublin


5 Dreamy Things to Do, Drink and Dine on in Dublin

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A Night at the Movies - 3 Hotels with their Own Cinema


Did you know that some Blue Book hotels and country houses have their very own cinemas? Indulge in the most luxurious cinematic experience, and curl up with some popcorn, (or perhaps a glass of wine) and enjoy an intimate screening of your favourite movie in one of these boutique cinemas.

Romance

7 Date Nights in Dublin


Looking for something different to do this Valentine’s? Celebrate you love in style...

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A Chilled Out Visit to the Ice House


A short stay at the relaxing Ice House on the banks of the River Moy in County Mayo

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4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way


4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

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3 Gorgeous Glamping Getaways


Camping has never been so luxurious!

Spa

5 Fabulous Facials with Ireland’s Blue Book


We’d like to share with you some revitalising facials available at Blue Book spas and treatment rooms.

Romance

3 Manoirs Romantiques dans le Connemara


LE BLUE BOOK DE L'IRLANDE

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Walking in a Wooded Wonderland at Belleek Castle


Planning a trip to County Mayo? Include a night in Belleek Castle on your itinerary - with blazing fires, sumptuous food, and a dog that doubles as a tour guide

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If You Go Down to the Woods Today…


Dunbrody House opens cosy woodland cabin

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